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The day after hundreds of Maryland high school students walked out of classes to protest Trump, students at Woodrow Wilson High and other D.C. schools are planning to do the same.


  • A retired D.C. police officer reportedly shot and killed his mentally ill son. [Fox5, WJLA]

  • Plans for “Women’s March on Washington” are evolving. [WJLA, Post]

  • The Metro speed restrictions that are taking more time out of your day. [WAMU]

  • The “survey takers” who wouldn’t take no for an answer. [Borderstan]

  • A winter weather forecast: colder but less of the white stuff. [Post]

  • A woman thew hot soup on a bus driver. [WTOP, DCist]

  • Alexander Graham Bell’s Georgetown house is for sale. It’s pink. [Curbed DC]

  • Stunned college Republicans met in D.C. last weekend. [Times]

  • Appeals court weighs inauguration day rights to D.C.’s Freedom Plaza. [Post, Times]

  • A growing list of recent hate crimes in the D.C. area. [DCist]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Liz Garrigan (tips? lgarrigan@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Howard University student newspaper editor criticizes HU president’s post-election letter. [The Hilltop]

  • Comparing Trump’s miserable D.C. margin with other liberal cities. [WAMU]

  • Julianne Malveaux on “white solidarity.” [Washington Informer]

  • More Montgomery County student protests are planned for today. [WTOP]

  • In D.C., the election night “walking dead.” [Post]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The latest exhibition at G Fine Art is an exercise in deep looking. [WCP]

  • Predictions for the D.C. music scene in a Donald Trump presidency. [BYT]

  • Decades, the new club where each floor is themed after a different decade, is now open. [Washingtonian]

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg pops up in the Washington National Opera’s latest. [WCP]

  • National Geographic’s latest exhibition highlights … it’s Instagram account. [Post]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Dupont Circle has a new Indian restaurant from Richmond. [Borderstan]

  • The best neighborhood for pizza, burgers, brunch, and more. [Zagat]

  • The Grey Lady tries to capture our mood, including restaurants. [NYT]

  • The bars in D.C. right now. [Thrillist]

  • Fresh ideas for work lunches of all occasions. [Washingtonian]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Wizards practice facility at St. Elizabeths East poised for design approval. [UrbanTurf]

  • Verizon and a Southwest hotel are fighting over electricity bills, risking service. [WBJ]

  • Planned unit developments (PUDs), explained. [Greater Greater Washington]

  • 150 affordable housing units are headed to Ward 7. [Post]

  • The Airbnb inauguration boondoggle begins. [Washingtonian]